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SOTU FACT CHECK: PRESIDENT TRUMP HAS FILLED – NOT DRAINED – THE SWAMP

President Trump Claim: “All Americans deserve accountability and respect — and that is what we are giving them.  So tonight, I call on the Congress to empower every Cabinet Secretary with the authority to reward good workers — and to remove Federal employees who undermine the public trust or fail the American people.” [State of the Union, 1/30/18]

SOTU FACT CHECK: PRESIDENT TRUMP’S ECONOMIC ‘COMEBACK’ BUILT ON FALSE NARRATIVE

President Trump Claim: “Since the election, we have created 2.4 million new jobs, including 200,000 new jobs in manufacturing alone. After years of wage stagnation, we are finally seeing rising wages. Unemployment claims have hit a 45-year low…African-American unemployment stands at the lowest rate ever recorded, and Hispanic American unemployment has also reached the lowest levels in history.” [State of the Union, 1/30/18]

Where are the jobs under #GOPTaxScam?

Last month, Pfizer – a big drug company pocketing a big tax cut from the GOP tax scam – laid off 300 workers.

Today, Pfizer announced just how massive the tax cut is: an $11 billion gain from the GOP tax scam.

So … what happened to the ‘higher growth, higher wages, and more JOBS?’

Speaker Ryan Says ‘Nyet’ to Protecting American Democracy

Tonight, the Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee will vote to release Chairmen Devin Nunes’ bogus memo, creating grave implications for our national security.  Just last week, that the Justice Department concluded that its release would be ‘extraordinarily reckless’ and cause irreparable ‘harm to national security and to ongoing investigations.’

#GOPTaxScam in 2018: So Far, So Bad

Republicans promised the GOP tax scam would create jobs, raises wages and provide a tax ‘miracle’ for middle class families.

But here’s the reality: even as Republicans’ corporate friends pocket the massive windfall from the tax scam, they’re quietly laying off thousands of American workers:

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